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Practical Handbook for Professional Investigators, Second Edition 2nd Edition

4.2 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
ISBN-13: 978-0849370458
ISBN-10: 0849370450
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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 440 pages
  • Publisher: CRC Press; 2 edition (February 15, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0849370450
  • ISBN-13: 978-0849370458
  • Product Dimensions: 9.5 x 6.1 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #517,106 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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This book is a pretty good resource for any P.I., P.I. student, or instructor. As a licensed private detective instructor I found this book to be a nice addition to my library, but a little pricey for the amount of information. There are 3 or 4 other books that could be purchased together for the same money and would cover everything in this book and more. I recommend all my students buy "Idiots Guide to Private Investigation" as a first book.

This book also must be compared to your local state laws. Some of the equipment discussed might be illegal in some states. Also some states require you attend a state certified school as here in Georgia, but some states only require a business license.

No book will make an individual a good private investigator. That requires field training and experience, but I recommend this book for any new investigator who is ready to branch out and start his or her own agency.

Overall an good investment for the professional.
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I checked this book out of a library while studying for (and passing) the California Private Investigator examination. I found it to be too general for that purpose. I think this book is probably better in a classroom or other setting where someone can ground the materials in concrete experience.
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I'm currently studying to get my PI Intern License and this book is the Must Have reference whether learning the trade or if you are a seasoned professional. The Author knows his business and the information in this manual is priceless and up to date.
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Exactly what I was looking for!
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